With less than two months remaining of Serie A 2020-21, there are a number of players on expiring deals that has got to be addressed by the highest clubs in Italy.
The complicated contract talks at Milan continue and therefore the Diavolo risk losing three of their key players on free transfers this summer, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Hakan Calhanoglu still without new deals at San Siro.
The veteran Swede said during international duty that he’s confident he will renew his contract at Milanello, but the concerns regarding Calhanoglu and Donnarumma still scare the Rossoneri fans.
Atalanta, who are against aiming for an area within the Champions League, have only two goalkeepers on expiring contracts and Marco Sportiello, who has been impressive in recent weeks, has an option for an extra year with La Dea.
Juventus veterans Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon are at the top of their careers and will they leave the Juve, it’s more likely that they retire than go to another club, but promising youngster Radu Dragusin could leave at no cost unless the Bianconeri signs a new contract with the Romanian.
League leaders Inter have a number of veterans on expiring deals, but Aleksandar Kolarov has an choice to extend his contract with the Nerazzurri for one further year.
Ashley Young seems set to go away at no cost, and there’s uncertainty for players like Danilo D’Ambrosio, and Andrea Ranocchia too.
Napoli haven’t reached an agreement with Elseid Hysaj, who could leave at no cost this summer, and he might be followed out the door with fellow defender Nikola Maksimovic.
Roma are worried about losing Henrikh Mkhitaryan one year after having signed him on a permanent deal at no cost, but the Giallorossi have four other players on expiring deals, including Juan Jesus and Bruno Peres.
Expiring deals on June 30 from the best seven clubs in Serie A:
Atalanta: Marco Sportiello, Francesco Rossi
Inter: Danilo D’Ambrosio, Aleksandar Kolarov, Ashley Young, Andrea Ranocchia, Daniele Padelli
Juventus: Radu Dragusin, Giorgio Chiellini, Gianluigi Buffon, Carlo Pinsoglio
Lazio: Mateo Musacchio, Stefan Radu, Marco Parolo, Senad Lulic, Joseph Marie Minala, Marco Alia
Milan: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Antonio Donnarumma, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Hakan Calhanoglu
Napoli: Elseid Hysaj, Nikola Maksimovic
Roma: Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Jesus, Bruno Peres, Antonio Mirante, Simone Farelli